The latest music, comedy and family events in the heart of Whitley Bay

Event Calendar

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Event Announcement

Thursday 27th April 2017

I'm Still Standing - The Elton John Songbook

Thursday 27th April 2017

Unfortunately, due to logistical issues with the artist's schedule, the show has been cancelled. Please contact your point of purchase for a refund.

Friday 28th April 2017

A Vision of Elvis

Friday 28th April 2017

Now regarded as Europe's most successful Elvis Presley tribute, A Vision of Elvis continues to sell out some of the most prestigious venues across the UK and Europe.

Monday 1st May 2017

Walter Trout

Monday 1st May 2017

Walter Trout plays earth shattering blues rock music; he was voted the 6th Best Guitarist Ever in a BBC Radio listeners poll and gets rave reviews whenever playing live as well as on record, with quotes like 'When it comes to blazing guitar players, Walter Trout is the prophet' (Pasadena Weekly, USA).

Thursday 4th May 2017

Seriously Dead

Thursday 4th May 2017

One ordinary day in the quiet little town of Olwinskirk, a chain of extraordinary events began to take place bringing the lives of Betty, Albert, Billy and the local undertaker, Tristan de Winter to an uncomfortable crossroads.

Friday 5th May 2017

That'll Be The Day

Friday 5th May 2017

After an incredible three decades of touring, the UK’s No.1 Rock & Roll variety production That’ll Be The Day returns with another opportunity to see its latest most popular show!

Saturday 6th May 2017

The Chicago Blues Brothers - Back In Black Tour

Saturday 6th May 2017

The award-winning spectacular is Europe’s biggest and best-loved production of the Blues Brothers.

Thursday 11th May 2017

Buddy Holly & The Cricketers

Thursday 11th May 2017

For quarter of a century, this breathtaking show has rock ’n’ rolled audiences across the globe from Cardiff to California, Barking to Bangkok and Swindon to Sweden and is guaranteed to have everyone singing along to the music and dancing in the aisles.

Saturday 13th May 2017

Leo Sayer: Live in Concert 2017

Saturday 13th May 2017

After the Sold Out success of his 2015 Restless Years tour, Grammy award winning, international chart-topping, British music legend Leo Sayer is returning to the UK for another series of concerts...

Sunday 14th May 2017

Decote Dance School presents 'Viva Las Vegas'

Sunday 14th May 2017

Decote Dance School presents 'Viva Las Vegas'

Tuesday 16th May 2017

The Fureys - Legends of Irish Music & Song

Tuesday 16th May 2017

Legends of Irish music & song, The FUREYS, make their first concert appearance in the PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay on Tuesday 16th May 2017...

Thursday 18th May 2017

The Red Hot Chilli Pipers

Thursday 18th May 2017

There has never been anything quite like The Red Hot Chilli Pipers, from a cameo appearance at T in the Park in 2004 with The Darkness to opening the main stage in their own right in 2014. The past twelve years has seen The Red Hot Chilli Pipers become the most famous bagpipe band on the planet...ever!

Friday 19th May 2017

That's Life - The Frank Sinatra Story

Friday 19th May 2017

That’s life is a brand new theatre production celebrating the life and music of one of the 20th centuries greatest icons, Frank Sinatra.

Saturday 20th May 2017

ARRIVAL - The Hits of ABBA

Saturday 20th May 2017

Over four decades after Swedish pop legends ABBA swept to stardom, their music remains as popular as ever and the magic of the era is being brought to stages across the country courtesy of ARRIVAL...

Wednesday 24th - Sunday 28th May 2017

TYNEMOUTH AMATEUR OPERATIC SOCIETY presents 'Goodnight Mister Tom - The Musical'

Wednesday 24th - Sunday 28th May 2017

A musical version of Michelle Magorian’s award-winning book, regarded as a modern classic.

Wednesday 31st May 2017

PLAYHOUSE Playtime: The Mister Twister Magic Show

Wednesday 31st May 2017

Join Mister Twister for a fast paced morning of fun and laughter!

Thursday 1st June 2017

The Grumbleweeds Laughter Show

Thursday 1st June 2017

Join legendary comedy act 'The Grumbleweeds' for an evening of laughter, music, magic and more!

Friday 2nd June 2017

Cloudbusting - The Music of Kate Bush

Friday 2nd June 2017

The new 2-hour concert showcases the band's recent performance of the Hounds of Love album against a dazzling selection of hits such as Wuthering Heights, Babooshka and This Woman’s Work.

Saturday 3rd June 2017

Mr Corvan's Music Hall

Saturday 3rd June 2017

Written by Ed Waugh (Hadaway Harry, Sunday for Sammy, Laffalang, co-writer Maggie’s End, Alf Ramsay Knew My Grandfather, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Durham, Dirty Dusting)

Saturday 10th June 2017

Gary Mullen - One Night of Queen

Saturday 10th June 2017

ONE NIGHT OF QUEEN, Performed by GARY MULLEN AND THE WORKS...

Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th June 2017

Horrible Histories - The Best of Barmy Britain

Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th June 2017

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead!

Friday 30th June 2017

Junco Partners

Friday 30th June 2017

The Junco Partners return for another night of fantastic R 'n' B...

Sunday 2nd July 2017

Saturday Stage School: Oliver!

Sunday 2nd July 2017

Saturday Stage School: Oliver!

Monday 3rd July 2017

North Tyneside Council Proudly Present Ian Hunter & The Rant Band (Mouth of the Tyne Festival 2017)

Monday 3rd July 2017

As leader of ‘70’s British rock legends Mott The Hoople and a hugely influential solo artist, Ian Hunter is widely revered as one of rock ‘n’ roll’s most compelling performers, as well as one of its most articulate songwriters.

Tuesday 4th July 2017

Gosforth Pyramid Ensembles

Tuesday 4th July 2017

Gosforth Pyramid Ensembles

Sunday 9th July 2017

Billy Ocean and Many More (Mouth of the Tyne Festival *AT TYNEMOUTH PRIORY*)

Sunday 9th July 2017

Sunday afternoon in the Priory features around six hours of live music, activities for young children and great food and drink from some of the region’s best street food traders.

Sunday 9th July 2017

Stage Tynemouth proudly presents 'Grimm Tales'

Sunday 9th July 2017

Stage Tynemouth proudly presents 'Grimm Tales'

Saturday 15 July 2017

Move It Studios present 'Movin' On Up'

Saturday 15 July 2017

Move It Studios present 'Movin' On Up'

Sunday 16th July 2017

Mister Maker & The Shapes Live!

Sunday 16th July 2017

Join CBeebies' Mister Maker in his hit live theatre tour!

Wednesday 26th July 2017 - Saturday 29th July 2017

Whitley Bay Theatre Company presents ‘Father Ted’

Wednesday 26th July 2017 - Saturday 29th July 2017

Back by popular demand, Whitley Bay Theatre Company are returning to the PLAYHOUSE with another offering of the epic Father Ted.

Thursday 3rd August - Saturday 5th August

ABD Productions Present: 'Peter Pan'

Thursday 3rd August - Saturday 5th August

Sparkling with fairy dust and full of magical moments, this full scale, beautifully costumed, visually exciting production is a must-see!

Saturday 12th August 2017

Roxy Musique

Saturday 12th August 2017

"dance away the heartache"

Sunday 13th August 2017

The Nick Ross Orchestra present Sounds of the Glenn Miller Era

Sunday 13th August 2017

The lights soften, the mood settles. An audience waits for that first moment of sound. The Big Band is poised, relaxed, but with eyes anxious for the lead. And then, as if giving body to an echo, the murmured notes of ‘Moonlight Serenade’…and the night, it seems, is suddenly full and timeless.

Thursday 17th August 2017

Roy Chubby Brown (18+)

Thursday 17th August 2017

Chubby doesn't hold back from sharing his outlandish views, sailing so close to the mark, even the most seasoned of fans will be left gob-smacked!

Friday 18th August 2017

Bringing On Back The 60s

Friday 18th August 2017

The hottest ticket in town has just arrived at your theatre: BRINGING ON BACK THE 60s, STARRING THE NEW AMEN CORNER... with very special guests!

Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th August 2017

Sir Ken Dodd's Happiness Show

Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th August 2017

Sir Ken Dodd's Happiness Show

Tuesday 29th - Thursday 31st August

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

Tuesday 29th - Thursday 31st August

Nick Brooke Ltd present The Tiger Who Came to Tea LIVE ON STAGE! A musical play adapted and directed by DAVID WOOD, based on the book by JUDITH KERR Direct from a SMASH-HIT WEST END season

Saturday 2nd September 2017

Jimmy Carr: The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour

Saturday 2nd September 2017

Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show.

Thursday 14th September 2017

Ocean Film Festival World Tour 2017

Thursday 14th September 2017

Calling all ocean lovers! The annual Ocean Film Festival is sweeping towards Whitley Bay with a brand new selection of the world’s most amazing ocean films, from both above and below the surface.

Saturday 16th September 2017

The Leonard Brown Show: Leonard Brown and his All Star Band

Saturday 16th September 2017

Leonard, from South Shields, is a 25 year old accordion champion and his All Star Band are some of the very best musicians from Scotland. Accordion, Piano, Banjo, Guitar, Double Bass, Drums and Vocals are just a few highlights in an afternoon of International popular music and laughter with special guests including Irish Dancers and comedian Ernie Coe: a family show.

Sunday 17th September 2017

Black Dyke Band In Concert

Sunday 17th September 2017

Black Dyke Band In Concert

Tuesday 19th September 2017

Some Guys Have All The Luck

Tuesday 19th September 2017

Some Guys Have All The Luck is a fantastic theatrical production celebrating the career of one of rocks greatest icons, Rod Stewart – from street busker through to international superstar!

Saturday 23rd September 2017

Paul Zerdin: All Mouth

Saturday 23rd September 2017

Phil McIntyre Entertainments, by arrangement with Corrie McGuire of ROAR Comedy, proudly presents: Paul Zerdin: All Mouth

Thursday 28th September 2017

Les McKeown’s Bay City Rollers

Thursday 28th September 2017

Les McKeown’s Bay City Rollers

Friday 29th September 2017

Cheryl, Mike and Jay formerly of Bucks Fizz

Friday 29th September 2017

This is going to be a great night and the band always look forward to their concerts in the North East so get your mind made up and book your tickets today!

Saturday 30th September 2017

Ultimate Bowie

Saturday 30th September 2017

David Bowie frequently reinvented his music and image, and is widely regarded as one of the most influential innovators over the last five decades. His sudden death touched people all over the world, as fans of all ages united to mourn a true legend.

Thursday 5th October 2017

'You're Never Too Old To Rock 'n' Roll' Starring Charlie Gracie, Terry Dene, Vince Eager & More

Thursday 5th October 2017

Join us in celebrating the very best of good old Rock ‘n’ Roll, with some of the stars who made it so.

Friday 6th October 2017

The Police/Sting Show

Friday 6th October 2017

Re-worked, fresh versions of all the iconic Police and Sting solo album songs in a 110 minute show featuring an Acoustic Sting section.

Thursday 12th October 2017

Bye Bye Baby - A Celebration of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Thursday 12th October 2017

Back by popular demand, following a fantastic performance in 2016, Bye Bye Baby takes you back in time on a musical journey through the career of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, whose songs graced such films as The Deer Hunter, Dirty Dancing and Grease.

Saturday 14th October 2017

Dirty Dusting

Saturday 14th October 2017

After a sellout UK tour in 2015 & 2016, Dirty Dusting returns to the stage in 2017.

Friday 20th October 2017

An Evening with Ralph McTell

Friday 20th October 2017

Best known for his international hit, Streets of London, Ralph McTell has been a stalwart of the British acoustic music scene for over 50 years.

Saturday 21st October 2017

Los Endos - Ultimate Genesis: 'Seconds Out – Round Two'

Saturday 21st October 2017

Seconds Out was Genesis' second live album, taken from the band's 1977 tour, which was the source of all songs on the double album (except Cinema Show from the 1976 tour). Crucially, guitarist Steve Hackett left the band during mid-1977 as Seconds Out was being mixed and the band was never the same again.

Tuesday 24th October 2017

Charlie Landsborough

Tuesday 24th October 2017

Charlie Landsborough 2017

Thursday 9th November 2017

Barry Steele & Friends: The Roy Orbison Story

Thursday 9th November 2017

Barry Steele is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading vocalists playing homage to legend Roy Orbison. He has stunned audiences across the globe with his uncanny similarity and ability to authentically revive the exquisite toe-tapping sound of this music giant. Barry Steele is quite simply unmissable, as he takes you on this specially produced musical journey in time as he celebrates his own personal ten year anniversary on tour.

Friday 10th November 2017

Dr John Cooper Clarke Live with Special Guests

Friday 10th November 2017

John Cooper Clarke shot to prominence in the 1970s as the original ‘people’s poet’.

Sunday 12th November 2017

Money for Nothing: Dire Straits

Sunday 12th November 2017

‘Money for Nothing’ was formed in 2000 as a tribute to one of the world's premier rock bands - Dire Straits. The abundant energy and the excellence and musicality of their performance makes Money for Nothing a "must see" for any rock enthusiast or Dire Straits fan.

Wednesday 15th November 2017

The Summer of Love

Wednesday 15th November 2017

The Summer Of Love: 50th Anniversary Concert

Friday 17th November 2017

The Dolly Parton Story featuring Peter White as Kenny Rogers

Friday 17th November 2017

After the fantastic debut performance here last year, the PLAYHOUSE is delighted to welcome back this fantastic Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers Show.

Saturday 18th November 2017

T.Rextasy - The 40th Commemorative Anniversary Tour

Saturday 18th November 2017

Marc Bolan, with his band T.Rex, was one of the most flamboyant and charismatic stars of the original glam rock era. It’s hard to believe that 40 years have now passed since Marc’s tragic fatal car accident and fans have mourned the loss of a truly individual, inspirational talent ever since.

Sunday 19th November 2017

Mark Watson: MW

Sunday 19th November 2017

For the next tour, Watson will only visit places beginning with M or W, his initials - as they've already shown a commitment by having those names in the first place.

Tuesday 21st November

Jimmy Tarbuck OBE: This Is My Life

Tuesday 21st November

Tarby, as he is known to millions of TV viewers, is one of the country’s most evergreen performers and a master of light entertainment.

Saturday 2nd December 2017 – Sunday 7th January 2018

Christmas Pantomime: Blue Genie Entertainment Presents 'Cinderella' Starring Ray Quinn and Steve Walls

Saturday 2nd December 2017 – Sunday 7th January 2018

Don’t Be Late For The Ball, Book Now!

Friday 12th January 2018

Showaddywaddy

Friday 12th January 2018

Formed in the 1970s in Leicester from several local bands, they have sold more than 20 million records and have toured all corners of the World extensively.

Tuesday 16th January - Sunday 21st January 2018

Whitley Bay Pantomime Society presents: Snow White

Tuesday 16th January - Sunday 21st January 2018

Whitley Bay Pantomime Society presents: Snow White

Tuesday 30th January 2018

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

Tuesday 30th January 2018

Following its West End success at the Leicester Square Theatre, London, ‘The Simon and Garfunkel Story' is currently the biggest and the most successful international touring theatre show celebrating the lives and careers of Folk/Rock sensation Simon and Garfunkel.

Sunday 25th February 2018

Jimmy Osmond - Moon River & Me

Sunday 25th February 2018

Direct from the USA, the only official Andy Williams tribute show starring Jimmy Osmond. This brand new show full of award-winning music, nostalgic footage and special memories of Andy Williams will touch your heart.